WILLIS CREEK RAWS SITE, Colorado Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrice(PFM).

WILLIS CREEK RAWS-CUSTER CO
38.00N 105.05W ELEV. 9400 FT
254 PM MDT THU AUG 21 2014

DATE           08/21/14      FRI 08/22/14            SAT 08/23/14            SUN
MDT 3HRLY     15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06
UTC 3HRLY     21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12

MIN/MAX                      48          62          46          69          47
TEMP          69 66 53 53 51 49 59 61 61 57 47 46 46 46 64 68 69 62 49 48 48 47
DEWPT         44 44 43 44 44 43 45 45 46 47 44 44 42 41 42 42 40 40 40 40 40 40
MAX/MIN RH                   83          55          93          36          77
RH            40 45 69 71 77 80 60 56 58 69 89 93 86 83 45 39 35 44 71 74 74 76
WIND DIR       E SE SE  W  W  W SW SE SW SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  S SW SW  W  W  W
WIND SPD       9 11  4  5  4  5  3  4 10  9  6  6  6  6  8  6  5  6  8  9  8  6
CLOUDS        B1 B1 B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B2 OV B2 B1 SC SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 SC SC SC
POP 12HR                     20          60          40          20          10
RAIN SHWRS    IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC NM SC SC             IS IS IS IS
TSTMS         IS IS IS IS IS IS IS SC NM SC SC             IS IS IS IS
LAL            2  3  3  3  3  2  3  4  5  4  4  1  1  1  1  3  3  2
HAINES         2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2  2  2  3  3  3  4  2  3
15K WIND DIR  SW  S SW SW SW SW  S  S  S  S SW  W SW  W  W SW SW SW
15K WIND SPD  13 18 17 17 16 19 17 24 21 32 23 18 16 17 14 20 20 21
MIX HGT       10  9  2  2  1  2  5  7  7  4  2  2  1  1  6  8  9  8
T WIND DIR    SW  S  S  S  S SW  S  S  S  S SW  W  W  W  W  W SW SW
T WIND SPD    16 17 10  6  4  4 10 19 14 20 10 14 13 14 16 16 18 20
SMOKE DISP    VG VG PR PR PR PR FR VG GD GD PR PR PR PR GD VG VG EX
CRTCL FWX POT  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U  U


DATE           08/24/14  MON 08/25/14  TUE 08/26/14  WED 08/27/14  THU 08/28/14
MDT 6HRLY     12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18 00   06 12 18
UTC 6HRLY     18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00 06   12 18 00

MAX/MIN          67      46    69      46    67      43    62      44    67
TEMP          66 60 47   46 68 61 47   46 66 59 44   43 61 56 45   44 66 59
DEWPT         43 46 45   43 42 45 43   41 42 45 44   43 47 49 45   44 41 48
PWIND DIR         S      SW     S      SW    SW       N    SE      SW     S
WIND CHAR       <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15     <15   <15
AVG CLOUDS    SC B1 B1   SC SC B1 SC   SC SC B1 B1   SC SC SC SC   FW FW SC
POP 12HR         20      30    30      20    30      30    20      20    10
RAIN SHWRS       IS SC      IS SC IS      IS SC SC   IS    IS IS         IS
TSTMS            IS SC      IS SC IS      IS SC SC   IS    IS IS         IS

BELOW IS A WEATHER ELEMENT KEY FOR THIS PRODUCT DAY 1 THROUGH 3... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE MIN/MAX RH OR MAX/MIN RH(%).........MAXIMUM/MINIMUM HUMDITY RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS)...........WIND DIRECTION WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED CLOUDS(CAT).........................CLOUD COVER CATEGORY EXAMPLE: CL = CLEAR; FW = FEW; SC = SCATTERED; BK = BROKEN; OV = OVERCAST CLOUDS(%)...........................CLOUD COVER AS A PERCENTAGE POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... TYPE... RAIN...........RAIN RAIN SHWRS.....RAIN SHOWERS TSTMS..........THUNDERSTORMS DRIZZLE........DRIZZLE SNOW...........SNOW SNOWSHWRS......SNOW SHOWERS SLEET..........SLEET FRZG RAIN......FREEZING RAIN FRZG DRZL......FREEZING DRIZZLE K..............SMOKE F..............FOG COVERAGE... IS.............ISOLATED SC.............SCATTERED NM.............NUMEROUS O..............OCCASIONAL S..............SLIGHT CHANCE C..............CHANCE L..............LIKELY WD.............WIDESPREAD D..............DEFINITE AR.............AREAS PA.............PATCHY LAL(CAT)............................LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL HAINES(CAT).........................HAINES INDEX 10K WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).......10000 FOOT WIND DIRECTION 10K WIND SPD(MPH)...................10000 FOOT WIND SPEED MIX HGT(THOUSANDS OF FT AGL)........MIXING HEIGHT EXAMPLE: 6 = 6000 FEET; 12 = 12000 FEET; <1 = LESS THAN 1000 FOOT T WIND DIR(8 POINT COMPASS).........TRANSPORT WIND DIRECTION T WIND SPD(MPH).....................TRANSPORT WIND SPEED SMOKE DISP(CAT(KT-FT))...................SMOKE DISPERSION CATEGORY EXAMPLE: PR = POOR; FR = FAIR; GD = GOOD; VG = VERY GOOD; EX = EXCELLENT CRTCL FWX POT........................CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER POTENTIAL CRTCL FWX POT USES TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY, WIND, WIND GUST, AND HAINES EXAMPLE: U = UNLIKELY; P = POSSIBLE; L = LIKELY; S = SEVERE DAY 4 THROUGH 7... MAX/MIN TEMP OR MIN/MAX TEMP(F).....MAXIMUM/MINIMUM AIR TEMPERATURE TEMP(F).............................AIR TEMPERATURE DEWPT(F)............................DEW POINT TEMPERATURE RH(%)...............................RELATIVE HUMIDITY WIND SPD(MPH).......................WIND SPEED EXAMPLE: <15 = LESS THAN 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH OR GREATER AVE CLOUDS(CAT).....................AVERAGE CLOUD COVER CATEGORY POP 12HR(%).........................PROBABILITY FOR ACCUMULATING PRECIPITATION WEATHER... SEE DAY 1 THROUGH 3 WEATHER DESCRIPTIONS


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